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Junior Achievement Helps Prepare Today's Students for a Bright Future

JA of Alachua County's volunteer-delivered, kindergarten-12th grade programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire students in our community to dream big and reach their potential.

Why Junior Achievement?

JA helps students realize that the education they are getting today will help them to have a bright future tomorrow. JA's unique, volunteer delivered programs, show them all of the possibilities that lay before them. They realize they can choose different paths; College? A specific trade? Start their own business? Through your participation as an organization or as an individual, these statistics below can begin to change in your community:

> 20% of U.S. students will not complete high school on time and earn a diploma.

> 49% of U.S. employers recognize that talent shortages impact their ability to serve clients and customers.

> 36% of Americans say that they have at some point in their lives felt their financial situation was out of control.

> 91% of millennials wish they had greater access to entrepreneurial education programs.
Volunteer presenting to students

Which Way to JA

Corporate Donor

Your corporation can support the growing need for youth development in Alachua County by helping today's students with the critical skills and the character necessary to succeed in your 21st Century workplace.

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Individual Donor

Not affiliated with a corporation partnered with JA? You can make a donation directly to JA of Alachua County!

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Corporate Volunteer

By volunteering for JA through your organization, you can be in the classroom during work hours and you can share your experience and inspire young people to pursue their dreams.

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Individual Volunteer

Not affiliated with a corporation partnered with JA? You can volunteer in your community directly with JA of Alachua County!

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Educator

Quality volunteers from the community come into your classroom to deliver proven, hands-on programming that inspires students to understand the opportunities provided by education.

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Learn more about JA Programs

Not an Educator? Find out how you can get JA programs into your Alachua County school!

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Inspiring Tomorrows

4777567
Students Reached Nationally
2016-2017
208373
Classes Nationally
2016-2017
247350
Volunteers Nationally
2016-2017
21503
Schools Reached Nationally
2016-2017

JA of Tampa Bay- Alachula County Spotlight

Eagle Award

Spirit of Entrepreneurship Honorees

The Junior Achievement eagle award is a rotating trophy, which is presented to the Spirit of Entrepreneurship honoree at the JA Golf Classic each year.

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Teacher Opportunity's

JA VIRTUAL PROGRAMS FOR TEACHER IMPLEMENTATION

Grades 6th - 12th

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JA MY WAY!

JA INTERACTIVE WEBSITES AND SUPPLEMENTS

Click below to view JA Interactive Websites and Supplements for K-12th graders.

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View the details for Superheros Bowl-a-thon

Superheros Bowl-a-thon

  Where: Alley Gatorz
 When: Wednesday, 05 Aug 2020 5:30 PM

Join us for a fun evening of bowling with friends while raising money to increase financial education for youths of our community.

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Select a button below to see how you or your organization can get involved with Junior Achievement of Alachua County.

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